Classical North India

DURATION
16 days
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£2845.00 per person
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Visit best classical sites of North India

DURATION 16 days
FROM £2845.00 per person
STYLECulture, Small Groups
LOCATIONS Delhi  Jaipur  Agra  Gwalior  Orchha  Khajuraho  Varanasi  Lucknow 

A perfect introduction to the rich historical and cultural past of India. This cultural journey reveals the highlights of the fascinating and enigmatic region of North India. Start by exploring the bustling and contrasting Old and New Delhi, Continue your journey in the pink city of Jaipur- exploring the Mughal sights and the local bazaars (markets) before arriving in Agra- home to the world famous Taj Mahal. Next explore the rustic charm of Gwalior fort and Orchha Palace. Journey on to the sacred citiies of Varanasi and Khajuraho, famed for its extraordinary temples carvings. No two places on this interesting tour are alike, and together they span many centuries of Indian history and form the backdrop to landmark events such as the birth of Buddhism, Mughal invasion and rule, epic Rajput battles and British imperialism.

BEST FOR:

Culture, History, Classical sites

ITINERARY DETAILS

DAY 1: In transit

Overnight flight to Delhi

DAY 2: Delhi - Oberoi Maidens

Transfer to your hotel. Sightseeing of New Delhi with your private guide visiting Qutab Minar, India Gate, Parliament House. First of two nights here.

DAY 3: Delhi - Oberoi Maidens

Explore the sights in Old Delhi including visit to Jama Masjid, Chandni Chowk and Red Fort. Spend the afternoon exploring or shopping with your chauffer car.

DAY 4: Jaipur - Trident Jaipur

Morning drive to Jaipur. Evening at leisure. First of two nights in Jaipur.

DAY 5: Jaipur - Trident Jaipur

Full day sightseeing visiting Amber Fort, City Palace & Jantar Mantar.

DAY 6: Agra - Trident

Drive to Agra enroute visiting Fatehpur Sikri- a World Heritage site. First of two nights in Agra.

DAY 7: Agra - Trident

An early morning with a visit to the Taj Mahal at sunrise. Later explore Agra Fort and the Itmad-ud-daula with your private guide.

DAY 8: Gwalior - Usha Kiran Palace

Drive to Gwalior. Explore Gwalior Fort and old palaces with exquisitely carved doorways and windows. Overnight stay in Gwalior.

DAY 9: Orchha - Orchha Resort

Drive to Orchha. Visit the Orchha palace and the local temples. Overnight stay in Orchha.

DAY 10: Khajuraho-Radisson

Drive to Khajuraho. Afternoon sightseeing of Khajuraho. First of two nights in Khajuraho.

DAY 11: Khajuraho-Radisson

Visit to the famous temples with your private guide.

DAY 12: Varanasi- Radisson

Visit to the famous temples with your private guide.

DAY 13: Varanasi - Radisson

At dawn boat ride on the holy river Ganges amidst hectic religious activity followed by a walking tour of the old city, followed by visit to Sarnath.

DAY 14: Lucknow-Hyatt

Morning at leisure. Afternoon train for Lucknow. First of two nights in Lucknow.

DAY 15: Lucknow-Hyatt

Sightseeing of city of Lucknow with your private guide.

DAY 16: Depart Lucknow

Fly back home

INCLUSIONS AND EXCLUSIONS

WHATS INCLUDED

  • Accommodation on bed and breakfast basis in double or single room
  • All transfers and sightseeing in air-conditioned coach
  • Sightseeing with English speaking experienced guides
  • All admissions to places of visit
  • Services of local tour manager
  • International direct flights from London. Regional departures possible

WHATS EXCLUDED

  • Expenses of personal nature
  • Visa
  • Travel and medical insurance
  • Gratuities and tips

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DATES AND PRICES

START DATE END DATE PRICE(PP) SPECIAL(PP)
28 Sep, 2018 13 Oct, 2018 £2845.00 Call to book

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